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Tower Block (2012)

Not Rated | | Thriller | 21 September 2012 (UK)
Several months after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.

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Several months after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.

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twelve tenants. one sniper. no escape. See more »

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In an earlier draft of the script the sniper was the father of the kid who gets killed at the start of the movie. See more »

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When they try to leave the building through the door that says 'Push to Open', the hinges are incorrectly placed on the door. For the hinges to be at all accessible to them, it would have to be a 'pull to open' door, and then they would not be unscrewing the hinges, but knocking out the hinge pins. The way the hinges on the door are shown, the door could not be opened easily, if at all. See more »

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Good idea for a low-budget film... Plot not smooth though
2 March 2013 | by (Estonia/Tallinn) – See all my reviews

The screenplay is with intrigues and mind-twisting, but it is hard to judge its probability... Anyway, the action begins with the first minutes of the film and tensions are maintained throughout until the end. The reason for shooting was, however, revealed too soon, but the person behind remained mysterious until the final scene. Performances were great (Sheridan Smith as Becky, Jack O'Connell as Kurtis) or good (the rest), but politically correct attempts to cover the cross-cut of the society (different races-genders-ages) have become annoying as they are used in all similar films.

Nevertheless, a good and compact film to those fond of thrillers in a limited time and space.


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